Allen & Overy LLP (US)
VAULT RANKINGS 2013
• "British; getting bigger in the U.S."
• "Global giant"
• "Good work/life balance"
NEWS AND UPDATES
• "Truly cross-border practice"
• "Leanly staffed so the work is substantive"
• "Smart, friendly and internationally engaged colleagues"
• "Unpredictability of workload"
• "Working odd hours (someone on the other side of the earth is awake and wants something)"
• "Lack of transparency, mentoring, or training"
ABOUT THIS COMPANY:
Allen & Overy stands as not only one of the U.K.’s most prestigious law firms—a pillar of the vaunted Magic Circle—but one of the largest firms in the world in terms of revenue. From two U.S. locations in New York and Washington, DC—and 180 U.S.-based attorneys—the firm continues to make its imprint on the American map, handling such matters as Nasdaq’s audacious bid for the London Stock Exchange.Become a Gold Member or Log in to read the entire Scoop
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Allen & Overy LLP (US) HIGHLIGHTS
Founded in 1930, Allen & Overy boasts some 521 partners and over 2,800 attorneys working in a total of 42 offices in major centers worldwide. In the United States, the firm's New York office serves as the hub from which the worldwide US Law Group continues to grow. Recently, Allen & Overy was acknowledged as the Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe by the FT Innovative Lawyers 2011 and we were acknowledged as the 2011 Law Firm of the Year from the British Legal Awards and the Law Firm of the Year for Banking & Finance, JUVE Awards 2011. Additionally, 1,159 of our lawyers ranked 1,159 times in Chambers and Partners in 2012.
YOUR CAREER AT Allen & Overy LLP (US)
Prestigious international legal practice
Allen & Overy is a renowned international law firm that values and promotes a collegial and cohesive environment and cross-border legal practice. With approximately 2,800 attorneys, including some 521 partners, and 5,000 staff, working in 42 major centers worldwide, we are able to provide effective, coordinated and decisive legal advice across three continents.
Q&A WITH Allen & Overy LLP (US)
How do U.S. Lawyers fit into this international firm?
Our New York and Washington, D.C. offices are the core of the global U.S. practice with more than 175 of our U.S. qualified lawyers based there.
Our attorneys handle the most sophisticated and complex domestic and cross-border transactions and cases for our U.S. and non-U.S. clients. We provide a wide range of comprehensive legal services to the world's leading financial institutions, global corporations, funds and multilateral agencies.